JULY in ELEMENTARY

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Memory Verse

“Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the father and of the son and of the holy spirit.”

Matthew 28:19

What We’re Learning

All summer, we’re focusing on unlikely heroes throughout the bible, learning how God uses ordinary people to do extraordinary things!


July 7

Mary • Luke 1:26-45

Mary was very young when God chose her for a big task. Mary was to be the mother of Jesus. She was brave and accepted the challenge placed in front of her. God gave Mary the strength to be brave, and will do the same for us!

WHAT WE’RE SINGING

Falling Into You - Hillsong Young & Free

Stars - Skillet

KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING…

How was Mary brave?

Who can we rely on when we face challenges?

When is a time you were brave?


July 14

Peter • Luke 5:3, Matthew 14:22-33

Peter was a fisherman when he met Jesus. Jesus invited Peter to follow him, saying that he would make Peter a fisher of men. Following Jesus, Peter impacted the lives of many people. In spending time with Jesus, Peter grew in his faith. We can grow in Christ, too, when we spend time with God.

WHAT WE’RE SINGING

Alive - Hillsong Young & Free

Wake - Hillsong Young & Free

KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING…

What was Peter’s job before he met Jesus?

How can you grow in your relationship with God?


July 21

Paul • 2 Corinthians 11

Paul started off attacking Christians. He persecuted people for what they believed. Once he encountered Jesus, he changed his ways and became one of the most well-known church leaders. He even wrote most of the New Testament! He faced a lot of challenges, but never gave up.

WHAT WE’RE SINGING

Real Love - Hillsong Young & Free

The Way - Worship Central

KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING…

What challenges did Paul face?

How did Paul’s life change?

Has there been a time you wanted to give up?


July 28

Timothy • 1 Timothy 4:2, 2 Timothy 2

Timothy was young, but learned how to inspire people to follow Jesus. Paul trained him on how to share the gospel and encouraged him not to let others look down on him because he was young. God is faithful to us and we can be faithful to him.

WHAT WE’RE SINGING

Falling Into You - Hillsong Young & Free

Fierce - Jesus Culture

KEEP THE CONVERSATION GOING…

What does it mean to be faithful?

How was Timothy an unlikely hero?

How can you be faithful?